How Can a Divorcing Parent Help Their Children?

We always hear about mistakes that parents make while going through a divorce. There are many ways to do it wrong and no one does it perfectly.  But instead of focusing on the myriad of things you can mess up when it comes to divorce and your kids let’s change the focus and get some ideas on exactly what you should do.  Pyschcentral.com wrote an excellent post on exactly this topic that I would recommend to you if you are interested in the subject.  The article is here.

Some of the suggestions involve focusing on your children, recognize the signs of your children’s stress, and give them a certain amount of control over their own lives.  Take a look at the article and feel free to post your comments on the subject below, along with any thoughts or suggestions you may have on how to best help your children cope with the stress of divorce.

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Scott Morgan is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He has practiced family law since 1994 and is the founder of the Morgan Law Firm which is dedicated exclusively to representing divorce and family law clients in the Houston and Austin areas.

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